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Aug 16, 2013 8:00pm EDT
originated with sean schoch who still who was a -- of the enlightenment that childhood education which drew on these theories was started with john dewey who was fantastically influential not just our education in america but it came over to britain as well and what childhood education was and what his whole philosophy was that when a child brings to the classroom experience is impanelinimpanelin g more important than anything that the adult world can give to the child. the child is like it -- you have to water it gently and then the plant grows. anything the adult world gives to the child is a constriction of that growth so when the child comes to the classroom the child brings the ability to learn by himself and the adult world with the teacher has to do is take a backseat and gently water it but not actually feed it. not actually give that child information or knowledge because that constrains the child and will cripple him forever. that philosophy what became child centered education which is not only ruined i think american education but certainly from my perspective what i know m
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